Thursday, April 20, 2023 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Four Points by Sheraton Charleston 
600 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV 25301

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Tessa White 
West Virginia Bar Foundation 
Please join us for our 25th Annual Fellows Dinner on Thursday, April 20, 2023, to recognize those attorneys and judges whose professional, public, and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and honorable service to the legal profession.

The following individuals will be recognized on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel in Charleston, WV, for their outstanding contributions to the legal profession and community.

  • Judge Anita Harold Ashley, Spencer
  • Judge H. Charles Carl, III, Romney
  • Judge Perri Jo DeChristopher, Morgantown
  • Susan Llewellyn Deniker, Bridgeport
  • Dana F. Eddy, Charleston
  • J. Kevin Ellis, Morgantown
  • Elizabeth Osenton Lord, Charleston
  • John R. Merinar, Jr., Bridgeport
  • Larry J. Rector, Bridgeport
  • Dean Amelia Smith Rinehart, Morgantown
  • Shannon P. Smith, Morgantown
  • Gloria M. Stephens, Welch
  • Chief Justice Elizabeth D. Walker, Charleston
  • Rodney C. Windom, Harrisville

Schedule of Events:

  • 6:00 pm - Reception
  • 7:00 pm - Dinner & Program


  • Individual ticket (open seating): $150.00
  • Reserved table of 10: $2,000.00
  • Reserved table of 8 with Foundation Fellow: $1,700.00
  • Can't attend the event?  Register as a supporter and your entire donation will be tax-deductible!

Attire: Black Tie Optional